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**S O L D ** (2) MONO BLOCKs (60w Per) VRD Nos Valves (Craig Ostby)- FOR SALE !

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                    T W O 

                  WALNUT

          MONO BLOCKs 

               TUBE AMPS

 

   { Craig Ostby's , NOS VALVES }

                   V R D 

            Mono Blocks

           (60 Watts each) 

* FOR  SALE *

-Original Owner-

    $ 1 8 5 0  

                 includes

        a  HEATHKIT  IT-21

               Tube Tester

                      +

  ...and a 'shipload' of Tubes to roll !

                      +  

  F R E E    S H I P P I N G  !

      ...in ORIGINAL BOX 

 

SPECS : 

  • Walnut Chassis hand finished with 5 coats of Tung Oil
  • Stainless Silver Top/Bottom and Rear plates
  • 60 watts Ultra Linear/30 watts Triode switchable
  • KT88 output tubes, Standard
  • Full bias control per output tube with above-chassis test points and
  • multi-turn controls
  • 1.1V input sensitivity
  • 100K input impedance
  • AC balance control
  • 1000V PS filtering for extended life
  • 10H choke per amp
  • All Triode front end, 12AX7 Driver, 12AU7 phase splitter, Direct coupled
  • Tube Rectified 5AR4
  • Separate provisions for 4, 8, and 16 ohm speakers
  • Valve Rollers Dream! The amps can run EL34, 6L6GC, 5881, 350B, KT66, KT88, 6550, KT90 and more (some tube choices require a 5U4GB rectifier tube)
  • Phase splitter can be experimented with, using 12BH7 or st1:stockticker>ECC99
  • Input/Driver tube can use 12AX7 and variants
  • Total Harmonic Distortion .06% @ 1 watt, .15% @ 5 watt, 1% @ Full-rated power 20Hz to 20KHz
  • Dimensions 10 ¼” X 14” including speaker binding posts
  • List Price $2339.00 ...but the first $1850 get everything
  • I have the original Boxes to ship TODAY !
  • Just replaced the KT-88's three months ago !

 

Born2Rock@Comcast.Net /  281-469-1111 /  Craig LeMay   

 

 

 

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9 minutes ago, Born2Rock said:

but make me an offer, and everything is yours

$100.00 shipped.  I made an offer so now it's mine. Your post is binding.  (RRR pun intended)

 

Listing a price will save you time and separate the buyers from the tire kickers.  Where are you located Craig?

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Is that cherry? Looks like one of Craigs price sensitive builds...

You should list an asking price so your expectation and that of a perspective buyer more inline

are you the original owner?

I still need to take a look at the pictures when I get home tonight.

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41 minutes ago, CECAA850 said:

Where are you located Craig?

He's in Houston, Tx.  Down the street from me!

Hey Craig! @Born2Rock Sucks you couldn't get your old moniker back and had to start over!

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2 minutes ago, Maximus89 said:

Down the street from me!

Hour and a half from me.

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2 minutes ago, Maximus89 said:

Sucks you couldn't get your old moniker back and had to start over!

Sometimes Chad can help.

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These WALNUT VRD's were $2339.00 ,

      purchased them from Craig Ostby !

               ...so yes,  I am the original owner.

                                              (...located in Houston 77070)

And, I just replaced the KT88's about 75 days ago !

 

I'll throw everything in, ...including the Tube Tester + extra tubes +FREE SHIPPING, to the first $1850 .

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6 hours ago, Maximus89 said:

He's in Houston, Tx.  Down the street from me!

Hey Craig! @Born2Rock Sucks you couldn't get your old moniker back and had to start over!

 

Tell me about it.  Can anyone please help me reinstate my old status.  I was on here for years as ' Born2RockU '  ...when i try to sign in , it will only let me use my old email to verify.  My new email :  Born2Rock@Comcast.net  ...IF SOMEONE could please ask the HEAD administrator to go in and change the old email to the new email; ...then send the password verification notice to THAT new email, ...I am sure I could easily rejoin ALL my hundreds of valued posts !  {OR - just someone, send me the email on who can assist :  PLEASE ! }

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10 hours ago, Born2Rock said:

 

Tell me about it.  Can anyone please help me reinstate my old status.  I was on here for years as ' Born2RockU '  ...when i try to sign in , it will only let me use my old email to verify.  My new email :  Born2Rock@Comcast.net  ...IF SOMEONE could please ask the HEAD administrator to go in and change the old email to the new email; ...then send the password verification notice to THAT new email, ...I am sure I could easily rejoin ALL my hundreds of valued posts !  {OR - just someone, send me the email on who can assist :  PLEASE ! }

@Chad

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That's a good price for VRD mono blocks.  I see you have the circuit board version.  There was a resistor at the power supply caps that had a value change at some point.  I don't remember the details but Craig could sort that out.  I have it in my notes somewhere.  It allowed you to set the bias a little lower to save tubes a bit of wear but with the same awesome VRD sound!  

Hearing VRD's for the first time is a lot of fun!

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Mark 1101 ! ....the Big Left Turn "Dreamship" CD ...I sent to everyone on the Forum ? ! 

I still have plenty of cds FREE by anyone's  asking,...just pay for the shipping !

Hope you liked jamming to it.

 

I am trying to get reinstated back into my ole ' Born2RockU' account. 

All the ole members are recognizing me. 

I pray I can get reinstated back to my ole Born2RockU account...so I can share my old threads.

 

Chad is working on it, hopefully !  I just sent him a plea for his help. 

 

~Rock On, ...my 'B.L.T.' , BigLeftTurn friend

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@Born2Rock Craig, get Dean to hook me up with some Chorus II networks with a discount since you have 3 of his .  "Loyal customer deal" ;)

You should sell his old ones and have him build new ones with Jupiter caps for your KHorns and LS center. We can do a large quantity order :D  I'd also suggest getting him to tame the high end of your RF-7 II's but you're deaf and love it the way it is! :D

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I dont have any Chorus II's... BUT not a bad idea for the KHorns + LS Center.

 

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26 minutes ago, Born2Rock said:

I dont have any Chorus II's... BUT not a bad idea for the KHorns + LS Center.

 

I meant MY Chorus II's :D 

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16 hours ago, Born2RockU said:

Mark 1101 ! ....the Big Left Turn "Dreamship" CD ...I sent to everyone on the Forum ? ! 

I still have plenty of cds FREE by anyone's  asking,...just pay for the shipping !

Hope you liked jamming to it.

 

I am trying to get reinstated back into my ole ' Born2RockU' account. 

All the ole members are recognizing me. 

I pray I can get reinstated back to my ole Born2RockU account...so I can share my old threads.

 

Chad is working on it, hopefully !  I just sent him a plea for his help. 

 

~Rock On, ...my 'B.L.T.' , BigLeftTurn friend

 

Yup, that's it.

 

Anyone who doesn't have this CD ought to get one.  Trust me..

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5 hours ago, mark1101 said:

 

Yup, that's it.

 

Anyone who doesn't have this CD ought to get one.  Trust me..

 

I'm making my weekly trip to the Post Office, in a few HOURS, to drop off the Klipsch 'FREE to the FORUM' (just pay postage) cds. 

 

*Who else wants one ?

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16 minutes ago, Born2RockU said:

*Who else wants one ?

Well shoot, I guess I could give one a spin.

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